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  Kleinia walkeri
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Kleinia walkeri (Wight) Uniyal in Rao et al., Fl. Ind. Enum. Aster. 49. 1988; R. Mathur in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 227.1995; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 90. 2000. Gynura walkeri Wight, Ic. t. 122. 1846. Notonia walkeri (Wight) Clarke, Comp. Ind. 170. 1876; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 337. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 717(504). 1921; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 40. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 382. 2002. Senecio stylosus Balakr., Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 67: 62. 1970; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 208. 1998.
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  Description: Fleshy subshrubs, to 1.5 m high; stem glabrous. Leaves to 13 x 4 cm, alternate, elliptic, acuminate at either ends, crenate-serrate, glabrous; petiole 4 cm long. Heads 14 x 8 mm in terminal corymbose panicle; bracteolate; involucral bracts 10 mm long, uniseriate, oblong, glabrous; receptacle paleate. Flowers all bisexual, tubular; corolla 8 mm long, 5-lobed, white or pale yellow; anthers entire at base. Achenes 5 mm long, oblong, 10-ribbed; hairy between ribs; pappus many, cottony, white, setaceous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-April
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1400-2100
  Localities: Sunderamala, Kanjhippara, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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